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Are you a family or informal carer in Ireland?

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 in Featured, News.

EUFAMI has embarked on a new project, ‘The Economic Case for Caring’, building on the Caring for Carers Survey which assessed the experience of family caregivers in caring for their relative with severe mental illness. The current project is looking at how unpaid (informal) care provided by family members and other unpaid carers is an […]


Finding My Way, Limerick, September 2019

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 in Events, Featured, News.

A Personal Development and Recovery Programme co-produced by people in recovery and Shine: Supporting People Affected by Mental Ill Health Why not participate in our personal development Peer Facilitated course, just 2 hours a week, over 8 weeks. Fore more info, download our brochure here VENUE: Le Cheile, Sexton Street, Limerick Time: 11AM – 1PM […]


Stress Management Course, Roscrea, October 2019

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 in Events, Featured, News.

Designed to support the Wellbeing & Recovery of family members who are supporting a relative with mental health issues. When: Mondays 7th October – 18th November, 11:30 AM – 13:30 PM Where: Roscrea Library, Birr Rd, Townspark For more information, download the flyer here Places are limited. To book a place email: Margo: reception@ntdc and/or […]


Shine Staff 40th Anniversary Celebration

By Karolyn Ward on Monday, July 15th, 2019 in Featured, News.

On Thursday 11th July, Shine staff from around the country came together in Athlone to kick start the Shine 40th Anniversary celebrations. It was a day of celebration, fun and games. Thank you to all of our wonderful staff for their ongoing hard work and commitment.


By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 in Featured.

The board, staff and members of Shine are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of John Pender, husband of our colleague Caroline McGuigan, CEO of Suicide or Survive. We would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Caroline, John’s children, extended family, friends and all the team at Suicide or Survive.


Shine statement in response to article published in Galway City Tribune

By Karolyn Ward on Thursday, May 30th, 2019 in Featured, News.

Shine’s response to the article entitled “Sex Offenders will be treated beside school – Concerns over psych unit”, published on pages 1 and 3 of the Galway City Tribune on Friday 24th May 2019 As a national voluntary organisation, supporting and working with people with severe mental ill health, and their families, Shine considers the […]


Shine Supports The Cannabis Risk Alliance’s Position on Cannabis Regulation

By Karolyn Ward on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 in Featured, News.

Shine supports the statement released by The Cannabis Risk Alliance yesterday, that claims that the Government is “sleepwalking” toward legalising the cannabis drug for medicinal purposes, without considering the harms associated with its use. Shine acknowledges and recognises that there is significant illegal use of cannabis in various forms in Ireland. Shine is aware that […]


Shine Recovery Fund

By Karolyn Ward on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 in Featured, News.

What is the Shine Recovery Fund? The purpose of the Shine Recovery Fund is to facilitate a person with self experience of mental ill health to achieve some aim, which may be an educational, recreational or social activity and which may require a small amount of money to help him/ her achieve this purpose. Applications […]




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